Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
848 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

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848 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for a Large Part of Arkansas.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

The majority of the precipitation has shifted to the northwest
part of Arkansas at this time. This is where the majority of the
precipitation is expected to fall tonight. Additional flash and
river flooding concerns will be possible in this region of the

Elsewhere, while a few scattered showers are possible through the
night, a lull in the widespread heavy rainfall is ongoing at this

However, given the excessive amounts of rainfall on the order of
4 to over 8 inches in recent days, many areas remain flooded or
are experiencing high water levels. As result, many roads are
impassible due to high water, along with some homes/businesses

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday Through Thursday

Some storng to severe thunderstorms will be possible Saturday
afternoon and evening across a large portion of the area.
Damaging winds and tornadoes will be the primary threat with the
strongest storms. This severe weather threat will decrease from
northwest to southeast Saturday evening and especially by Sunday

Additional heavy rainfall will be possible on Saturday into
Saturday night with this line of strong to severe thunderstorms.
The high threat for river and flash flooding will continue...with
an additional 1 to 3 inches of rain expected. Some locally higher
amounts are possible.

Additional heavy rainfall will be possible by the middle of next
week. However...details regarding where the heaviest rainfall will
occur and how much are uncertain this far out. EVen so...river
flooding will likely be continuing from the current heavy rain

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation may be need on Saturday afternoon and evening.
Also...any significant reports of flooding and heavy rain are


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